Jose Mourinho says he supports Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's decision to sell Petr Cech to rivals Arsenal.
Cech spent 10 years as Chelsea's first-choice goalkeeper but completed a move across the capital on Monday after falling behind Thibaut Courtois in Mourinho's selection.
The Portuguese would have preferred Cech to stay, rather than strengthen a rival, but respected Abramovich's decision to allow a distinguished servant to choose his next destination and Cech chose to remain in London.
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New Arsenal signing Petr Cech has responded to abuse and death threats since leaving Stamford Bridge by declaring he is only interested in what "true Chelsea fans" have to say.
After months of speculation, the 33-year-old's long association with the Blues came to an end on Monday as he completed a £10 million move to the Emirates Stadium.
Cech felt he needed to make the move having being displaced as Chelsea's No. 1, but said it was the "hardest decision" to call time on his lengthy stay in...
Barely a day passes without Chelsea being linked with a move for an Atletico Madrid player.
Given the transfer history linking them with Atleti -- Thibaut Courtois, Filipe Luis and Diego Costa all recent examples of players featuring for both teams -- it's evident that the channels of communication between the powerbrokers at both clubs are always open.
Speculation recently concerned Atleti's France international forward Antoine...
Petr Cech went against Jose Mourinho by pushing to leave Stamford Bridge, but the new Arsenal signing is confident their relationship remains intact after speaking to the Chelsea manager.
The last campaign was a difficult one for the 33-year-old, having been displaced as first-choice goalkeeper at Stamford Bridge after 10 seasons.
Thibaut Courtois' promotion reduced Cech's game-time, leading to mounting frustration and speculation about the long-serving goalkeeper's future.
Mourinho was adamant...